Hydrophyllaceae Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.

Narrowleaf Yerbasanta

Shoshoni - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 71, 72

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Scientific name: Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERAN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Narrowleaf Yerbasanta
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Decoction of leaves or plant tops used as an expectorant for lungs or tuberculosis.

RECRD: 85701 id: 13848